Chemistry BS

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Chemistry is the study of change in matter that makes up our world down to the smallest particle. By majoring in Chemistry, you will explore the study of change in matter, molecules and chemical reactions. The Chemistry program at Armstrong will provide you with a solid academic foundation and an emphasis on the skills necessary for problem solving. You will gain hands-on experience while studying the chemical basis for organisms and matter at a molecular level. The Bachelor of Science degree offers you certification from the American Chemical Society, which requires additional course work and an advanced research project. 

Industry Highlights

Compared with a decade ago, the median salary for chemists has risen an average of 2.5% per year for those with four-year degrees.

- Chemical and Engineering News

Career Opportunities

  • Medicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Dentistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Industrial or Medical Research
  • Crime Laboratories
  • Environmental Control
  • Education

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of a campus location that offers many opportunities for internships, along with our state-of-the-art science facility. We have an active ACS student affiliate chapter that provides opportunities for extracurricular activities.


Read More Armstrong State University Introduces New Semester Abroad Program in Siena, Italy

(October 24, 2016) – Beginning in the spring semester 2017, Armstrong State University will offer a new semester abroad program in Siena, Italy. Students will take classes via Armstrong’s long-time partner, the Dante Alighieri Institute. The 12-week program, which runs from January 22 through April 14, 2017, is open to all Armstrong students, as well as University System of Georgia transient students, and offers a full roster of semester credits.

Read More Armstrong State University Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Ogeechee Technical College

(August 3, 2016) – Armstrong State University officials signed a memorandum of understanding with Ogeechee Technical College, located in Statesboro, Ga., on August 2, bridging the institution’s programs in Criminal Justice and Information Technology through a rigorous collection of major field courses.

Read More Armstrong State University Chemistry Professors Awarded National Science Foundation Grant

(July 15, 2016) – The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded $279,297 to seven chemistry professors at Armstrong State University.  Dr. Brandon P. Quillian (Principal Investigator), Dr. Sarah E. Gray, Dr. Gary Guillet, Dr. Cliff Padgett, Dr. Nathaniel Shank, Dr. Mitch Weiland and Dr. Sarah Zingales received a two-year grant for “Polymer Chemistry: Cross-linking the Curriculum (PC3).” The grant supports the infusion of polymer chemistry, a multidisciplinary science, throughout the curriculum.

Read More Armstrong Biochemistry Student Named American Chemical Society Scholar

(June 16, 2016) – Alexis Fields, a Biochemistry major at Armstrong State University, has been named a 2016-2017 Scholar by the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific professional society dedicated to advancing chemistry, supporting diversity and encouraging future chemists. Fields is one of only 130 students selected from across the United States for this prestigious honor.

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